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Frank Morrow

Alternative Views is a public affairs program that produced 563 one-hour TV shows between September, 1978, and April, 1998. It's goal was to provide information and perspectives that either were not shown on the regular media or were greatly distorted by them. The show also provided a platform for other people to present their views and to play their documentaries that the Establishment media would not present. Alternative Views was distributed by mail to 85 cable systems that served over 250...



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126. (N) BOYS FOR SALE (PART I) The tragic and shocking abuse of boy prostitutes is discussed by Dr. Tom Philpott and former Editor of _The Daily Texan_, Mark McKinnon, who has written articles on the subject. Philpott has found that these children are frequently physically abused, even tortured and killed. Many of the men who participate in this "practice" are among some of the most respected people at the top levels of the U.S. corporate and governmental structures. We discuss...
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444. THE WAR AT HOME Brian Glick, author of The Covert War at Home, relates the efforts of the police authorities in the US, particularly the FBI, to destroy dissent in the country. He shows that, despite Congressional exposures and FBI denials, the FBI and its network of local, state and national allies continue to violate the civil liberties of individuals and groups through a combination of infiltration, provocation, perjury, doctoring of evidence, and even assassination. Brian then provides...
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258. HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI: WHAT PEOPLE EXPERIENCED Three short works are shown which reveal in powerful and touching reality what it was like to endure the atomic bombings in Japan. First is a 22 minute documentary, Hiroshima-Nagasaki," which contains movie footage in the cities after the bombs exploded. The documentary is so explicit and powerful that it was suppressed by the U.S. government for many years. Next is a short work containing the drawings of children and adults depicting...
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179. THE WAR GAME: THE REALITY OF NUCLEAR WAR We present the US television premiere of Peter Watkins' film "The War Game," a graphic portrayal of what would happen in the event of a nuclear attack on Great Britain. The movie was so powerful and realistic that the BBC banned it from TV despite the fact that the film had been commissioned by the BBC and had won an Academy Award in l966 for best documentary. Although it has been shown in a few movie theatres in the US, it has not been...
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390. JFK ASSASSINATION: THE CONSPIRACY (PART I) The two most popular people to have appeared over the years on Alternative Views can be seen in these two programs in our continuing series on the John Kennedy assassination---Gary Shaw, assassination expert and author of "Cover-up," and former CIA official John Stockwell. In this first program we focus on the nature of the massive and complex conspiracy to shoot the president and on how many individuals and organizations fit into the...
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269 THE ELITES WHO GOVERN US: Bilderbergers, Trilateral Commission, Council on Foreign Relations A subject never discussed on the traditional mass media is the focus of this Alternative Views program. The program specifies the top political and economic organizations (groups such as the Trilateral Commission, the Bilderberg Group, and the Council on Foreign Relations, which are the key organizations which determine U.S. policy and which provide the top decision makers--regardless of whether...
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60. JOHN HENRY FAULK The noted humorist, author, national TV and radio Personality and former victim of the media blacklisting during the McCarthy era makes his second appearance. He discusses the current war hysteria, the nature of the FBI and CIA, the current political situation and candidates for the presidential nomination. He also relates his recent experience in which he was seriously encouraged to run for congress. VHS No copyright or dates ******************************************* *...
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319. THE CONTRA WAR This acclaimed documentary by filmmaker John Summa provides a comprehensive picture of American policy toward Nicaragua and what the effects are in that country. "The Contra War" also compares what the Reagan Administration says about the Sandinistas with the realities of the nature of the Nicaraguan society. The film gives us a clear picture of what the true nature of the three main actors in the situation: Washington, the Contras, and the Nicaraguan people. The...
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55. (N) "BIG D:" FROM JFK TO KKK This combination documentary and discussion of the history, present activities, and significance of the Ku Klux Klan in the U.S. includes a show and tell with the Klan newsletter and extensive video coverage and analysis of an anti-Klan rally in Dallas. Texas ACLU director John Duncan discusses the group. ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use....
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Author of _Cover Up_ discusses the JFK assassination with emphasis on the new evidence obtained by Congress and by himself through the Freedom of Information Act; also features startling blowups of photographs of the assassination. News: May, 1986 Recorded 1981 Gary Shaw film recorded July, 1978 Copyright July, 1979 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use. *******************************************
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Former CIA officer Agee evaluates the US role in the Gulf War. He provides some startling background and insights into the conflict, showing how the US manipulated the Iraqi leader into the invasion of Kuwait, thus providing the war which George Bush wanted. Speech recorded April, 1991 at MIT News: May 16, 1991 Copyright May, 1991 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use....
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483. THE MAFIA, THE CIA AND GEORGE BUSH (PART I) Former reporter for the "Houston Chronicle," Pete Brewton tells of one of the most momentous stories of the past 50 years and how it has been suppressed by the establishment media and the Congress. Pete's book "The Mafia, CIA and George Bush," shows the incredible complexity of the relationships in the operation of the destruction of hundreds of Savings and Loans at the hands of the CIA and the Mafia, stealing many billions of...
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160. INSIDE ISRAEL Israeli citizen and Peace Now activist Ilan Ziv gives us startling insights into the psychology of his country's leaders and citizens. He also evaluates the peace movement in Israel and the peace protests within the Israeli armed forces. Most revealing, however, is his analysis of the great affect the Holocaust had on the Israeli psyche--particularly that of this generation of Israeli leaders--which has caused severe psychological distortions, resulting in a country and...
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Devon Webber tells her incredible story of how her pederast, drug addict ex-husband (a prominent medical doctor) was given custody of her children by a judge with a questionable past. She also relates the devastating effect this had on her life, and how she overcame these problems so that now she lectures and assists others who are in need of help and information about child abuse. This program also shows how the power structure of a small town works to protect its members, even when one of the...
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153. (NC) COVERT ACTION (Part I) Our three-part series on covert action, featuring former CIA official John Stockwell and Louis Wolf, co-editor of _Covert Action Information Bulletin_, begins with an overview of the general nature and activities of the CIA. We then discuss how the "Intelligence Identities Protection Act" and the Reagan executive order on intelligence agencies would promote media self-censorship and thus repress public scrutiny and criticism of intelligence (including...
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231. THE CIA, TERRORISM, ASSASSINATION, AND THE NEXT WAR Featuring former CIA official John Stockwell, an historical analysis of the CIA disinformation effort concerning the bogus Libyan hit squads, which were supposedly to kill President Reagan, is compared with the Administration's propaganda in the handling of war preparations in Central America. Also presented is information from the Progressive) magazine which shows that the US--mainly through the CIA--established, financed,...
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363. JFK ASSASSINATION UPDATE (PART I) Author of "Cover-Up," Gary Shaw takes us step by step through the shooting of John Kennedy and the subsequent cover-up. We provide updated information since our previous program with Gary in 1978. The show is highly documented with the use of films, slides, pictures and diagrams which thoroughly discredit the Warren Commission Report and prove that there was an elaborate conspiracy with many people and multiple gunmen. Run time: 59:35 Recorded...
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188. THE WORLDLY WARBLERS: POLITICAL SINGERS The fine art of music is a vehicle for popular expression in this collage of songs selected from previous Alternative Views programs. Using comedy and satire, the songsters creatively express their political and social opinions on subjects that are devastatingly real. Among the performers are local artists, including people from the satirical, neo-vaudevillian group Esther's Follies, and nationally recorded artists Charlie King and Blackberri....
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We present the US television premiere of this outstanding, new British documentary on the effects of automation and new technology on workers and the workplace. The film compares the glittering promises of business spokespersons about the potentially liberating aspects with the realities of corporate motivation for installing such equipment: higher profits and destruction of worker power. The result is weakening of worker and labor union control and the production not only of fewer jobs, but...
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448. THE CENSORED CASUALTIES Centerpiece of this show on the Mid-East war is a startling documentary about the trip which former Attorney General Ramsey Clark made to Iraq during the war. The film shows the devastation to non-military areas of the country and the toll of death and injury to civilians. On-air segments recorded July 2, 1991 Copyright July, 1991 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use....
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415. VOICES IN DISSENT "Voices in Dissent," a brilliant documentary by Joan Harvey from Parallel Films in New York City takes us on a trip across the U.S. with singer Richie Havens, looking at the ills in American society--particularly the threats to civil liberties--and the need to organize and struggle to change things. In addition to Havens (who sings some songs with considerable political impact), many peace workers, civil rights activists, Puerto Rican Independistas, labor...
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321. THE CIA, CONGRESS AND THE PRESS A documentary is presented in which former CIA employees and other people who have written about the CIA tell of the extent of penetration of the mass media by the CIA and how the media are used by that agency to manipulate public opinion. CIA whistleblowers such as John Stockwell relate how these operations actually were implemented in various covert actions in which they were involved around the world. At the conclusion of the film, we look with John...
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373. ACCENT ON ANGOLA Cuba expert and member of the Venceremos Brigade, Kenneth Jones recently returned from trips to Cuba and Angola. Jones provides detailed information and insight into the history and current state of struggle by the government of Angola as it faces the U.S.-backed rebel forces and the American-supplied South African forces trying to overthrow the government. Interspersed with Jones comments are sections recorded from Cuban TV of three one-hour documentaries about the Cuban...
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245. WAITING FOR THE INVASION We show a documentary made by Dee Dee Halleck, Skip Blumberg and others which depicts the attitudes of people in Nicaragua as they prepare for a possible U.S. invasion while they fight the American-backed "contras" who are trying to overthrow the Sandinista government. The videomakers interview many American citizens who live in Nicaragua and who support the Sandinista government, including a small businessman, a manager of a large multinational...
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300. NICARAGUA, THE CIA, REAGAN, LIES, WAR Shortly after Congress passed the bill giving $100,000,000 in military aid to the Contras fighting the Nicaraguan people, we taped this interview with former CIA official John Stockwell. He states that not one hundred million, but almost one billion dollars are being provided, because Reagan is taking huge amounts of money from other sources to send to the Contras. From several sources a total picture is provided of what is happening and what may...
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316. THE PERFECT WAR: TECHNOWAR IN VIETNAM (PART I) In the first of a two-part series, we make an in-depth analysis of the Vietnam war with Dr. Bill Gibson, Sociology professor at Southern Methodist University and author of The Perfect War." The program proceeds at two levels: the first is the analysis of the basic nature of the war at the macro stratum of the planners--the politicians and generals--and the lowest level of the common soldier. The result provides not only a fresh, new...
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73. INSIDE SAUDI ARABIA A native of India and University of Texas professor, Gayatri Spivak recounts her experiences as a teacher in a girls' school in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She provides insights into Arab history, life, culture, and a critical analysis of the recent film Death of a Princess , and the controversy surrounding it. Recorded June, 1980 Copyright Feb. 1990 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in...
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In the conclusion of this two-part series, Noam Chomsky takes questions from the audience. Inserted into this program is our presentation of an article from "The Progressive" magazine which shows the various techniques used by the press to distort information. Copyright April, 1991 ****************************************** * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use. *******************************************
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An interview with Austin's Richard Linklater who made three very successful films: "Slacker," "Dazed and Confused," and "Before Sunrise." Linklater discusses the history of the making of these films, and we interweave clips from the movies into the interview. Rick gives us an interesting insight into the workings of Hollywood and the world of the independent filmmaker. Copyright August, 1995 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative...
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449. THE CORPORATE KILLER A documentary, "Deadly Deceptions," about General Electric and the various nefarious, destructive activities it is involved in. It also reveals the extent of success which the boycott has had on the corporation. The film won an Academy Award in 1993. PBS would not show it. News: July 2, 1991 "Deadly Deceptions" Copyright, 1991 INFACT Copyright July, 1991 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network *...
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418. PHILIP AGEE SPEAKS OUT! (PART I) Former CIA officer Agee, who wrote "Inside the Company" and "On the Run," relates his experiences in the Agency and provides his insights into contemporary political and economic issues. 419. PHILIP AGEE SPEAKS OUT! (PART II) Recorded March 6, 1990 Copyright Aug., 1990 A continuation of Part I, plus a wide-ranging question-and-answer section. Recorded March 6, 1990 News: July 31, 1990 Copyright Aug., 1990...
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347. POTPOURRI VII Our seventh potpourri of news and special features contains the following: the song "Eat the Rich" by Blackberri; a discussion with former CIA official John Stockwell concerning the possibility of AIDS being a CIA experiment which got out of control, or part of the Army's biological warfare efforts; and a whimsical, satirical sketch from the Media Process Group in Chicago about a solitary man at a college football game who carries a sign and cries out his solutions...
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280. THE OVERBURDENED ECONOMY Lloyd Dumas, professor of Political Economy at the University of Texas at Dallas, explains in clear, easy-to-understand terms what is happening in the U.S. economy. Author of the new book "The Overburdened Economy," Dr. Dumas shows that the much ballyhooed Reaganite claims of recovery are spurious, that the American economy has in fact been declining since the late 1960s, and that Reaganomics has made the situation much worse. Lloyd steers us through the...
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In the second in this two-part series on the American power structure William Domhoff emphasizes how the power system works politically and how individuals are brought up into the Power Elite by prominent members of the ruling class. He also describes the local power structures, how they interconnect with the national power structure, and how they differ in their operation and primary interests from the national control group. Recorded July, 1986 Copyright June, 1987...
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359. DEMOCRATS' DIRECTION: GROVER CLEVLAND OR FDR? Professor Thomas Ferguson, co-author of "Right Turn," discusses the 1988 presidential selection process, emphasizing who is supporting whom with campaign contributions. He also reveals how the candidates are controlled, and how these men and their organizations jockey for position to please the power brokers and the special elite interests. Recorded July 13, 1988 News: May 10, 1988; June 16, 1988 Copyright July, 1988...
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As the S & L crisis deepens and becomes more expensive, more information is being discovered by Rob Widdowson. He explains the complexities of the situation, particularly the role the government played in the matter, especially how the government frequently made matters worse with its interventions, and how the S & L owners violated the laws by trying to get around the government efforts. Recorded August 22, 1990 Copyright September, 1990 ******************************************* *...
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460. THE EX-USSR Discussion of the disintegration of the USSR and the collapse of the Eastern European Communist governments. Two professors who are experts on Marxism participate in the discussion. VHS Recorded Dec., 1991 Copyright Jan., 1992 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use. *******************************************
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93. RUSSELL MEANS SPEAKS OUT Russell Means, leader of the American Indian Movement and victim of the FBI's COINTELPRO operation, delivers an impassioned address about the nature of trying to be Indian in this country and of the necessity of maintaining the old customs and culture in order to preserve themselves as Indians. He also discusses the tragic consequences of the destructive effects on Indians of the activities of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the corporations exploiting Indian lands,...
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432. POTPOURRI XIII: S&L CRISIS, CORPORATE TREASON, CIA, FOOD IRRADIATION In this mixture of subjects we provide an update on the S & L situation, a section of the documentary "America, from Hitler to MX" (provided by Parallel Films in New York) which shows how large US corporations and banks assisted Nazi Germany before and during World War II; how the CIA overtly and covertly used foundations to manipulate other organizations to attain its goals; and an update on the efforts...
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This assortment of news and special reports contains sections on abortion and birth control, the impending economic collapse as seen by insiders in the national and international power structure, a pictorial history of Poland, and two scientific discoveries which, had they not been suppressed, could have had tremendous impact on our lives. News/recorded: June 23, 1990; April, 1990; December, 1989; November, 1989 "Suppressed Science" Copyright 1989 Copyright July, 1990...
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139. (NC) CIA UPDATE [1981] Former CIA case officer makes another appearance to discuss recent activities of the CIA. Particular emphasis is placed on the congressional bill and the executive order which remove previous restraints on the intelligence services and which will make it a felony to reveal their activities and personnel, resulting in the first official secrets act in the history of the country. Recorded February, 1981; November, 1986 Copyright November, 1986...
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329. THE SECRET TEAM Lanny Sinkin and Father Bill Davis of the Christic Institute provide their interpretation of the events behind the Iran-Contra affair. They claim that a "secret team" of one-time CIA, military, and government operatives has been active for several decades, both inside and outside of the government, in various covert actions which include political assassinations, drug running, destabilization of progressive governments, and other criminal activities. This...
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16. VIET NAM AND CHINA Features slides of Vietnam taken by Chris Cunningham, who visited the area as part of a church-sponsored tour. We also explore the rapprochement between the U.S. and the Peoples' Republic of China, and discuss the China-Vietnam war. Run time: 59:31 News ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use. *******************************************
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438. NEW WAR, OLD WAR In addition to further evaluation of the Gulf (the new) war, we present a documentary on a war which has been going on for many years--the one in East Timor in which the Indonesians have wiped out at least one-third of the population of that former Portuguese colony which wrested its independence from the former colonial power, only to have the Indonesians invade in a brutal operation. Recorded February, 1991 Documentary: Copyright, 1988 Copyright March, 1991...
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517. AMERICAN POWER STRUCTURE UPDATE (PART II) See also: AV_516-AMERICAN_POWER_STRUCTURE_UPDATE-PART_I In the concluding hour we provide the bases of elite control of the economic system through an interlocking network of stock ownership and shared directorates, especially by the ruling class banks and insurance companies. Next is an assessment of the distribution of wealth and income in the country. Then we analyze the place and function of the mass media in the power structure, finding that...
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289. OUR UNDECLARED WARS Former CIA official John Stockwell discusses three main areas of US covert action--Nicaragua, Libya and Angola. Stockwell has Traveled extensively in Nicaragua, participated in an early covert action against Gaddafi, and was chief of the CIA's Angolan task force. Also discussed is the little publicized, major change in American foreign policy since Reagan took office. This is the initiation of carrying on "low-intensity" conflicts of long duration,...
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414. NAZIS, FASCISTS AND REPUBLICANS Investigator and author describes the nature and functions of the "New Right" in the US. He shows the many connections with ex-Nazis and Fascists and their collaborators, even in positions of top leadership. Chip reveals how these groups are interconnected with the right-wing fundamentalists, the US intelligence agencies, and the top US political leaders, including Reagan and Bush. He also specifies how these organizations are given large amounts...
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17. IRAN; HUMAN RIGHTS IN RUMANIA; WELFARE FOR RICH; CHEMICAL WASTES In this multi-subject program, Middle East Studies professor Najm Bezirgan discusses the situation in Iran; a local representative of Amnesty International reports on human rights violations in Rumania; tax breaks, subsidies, favorable legislation and other phenomena of welfare for the rich are discussed; and the effects of irresponsible usage of chemicals in our economy and environment are examined. VHS News No title No...
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457. SCANDALS OF OUR TIME Pete Brewton is joined by (then) editor of the Texas Observer, David Armstrong. They tell of the wide ranging relationships of George Bush and his sons with the S & L demise, the CIA, the BCCI scandal, and other shady dealings with their oil companies. VHS Recorded Oct. 26, 1991 Copyright Nov., 1991 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use....
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468. MURRAY BOOKCHIN SPEAKS OUT! Our most famous contemporary anarchist speaks about America's problems and various things people can do about them. Speech recorded February 8, 1990, McGill Univ., Quebec City, Canada Bookchin speech copyright by Robert Craig, 1990 News Copyright June, 1992 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use. *******************************************
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372. NIX THE NUKES! Author, journalist, and ecology activist Harvey Wasserman provides a devastating view of nuclear power. Author of three books and co-author of Killing Our Own, about the dangers of nuclear power, Wasserman provides a history of accidents involving various stages of the nuclear industry and the cover-ups carried out by the government and industry. His detailed information shows that nuclear power is far more dangerous than we have been led to believe, that the health hazards...
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543. HOLY TERROR (PART I) Through an interview and an incredible documentary we take a comprehensive look at the radical Christian Right and its efforts to take over political power at all levels of society. Through information provided by undercover agents and by monitoring of Christian Coalition TV programs, the documentary shows the strategies, the deviousness, and the dangers which these religious fanatics pose to secular society and civil liberties. We also review the book "Holy...
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540. THE COMPANY AND THE COUNTRY: A CONVERSATION WITH PHIL AGEE (PART I) Former CIA officer and best selling author Agee discusses his history in the CIA, and the CIA harassment of him after he quit the agency and decided to write his first book, "CIA Diary: Inside the Company." He also discusses current events and other CIA operations. Recorded November, 1995 Copyright December, 1995 541. THE COMPANY AND THE COUNTRY: A CONVERSATION WITH PHIL AGEE (PART II) Agee's discussion...
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This mixture of news and special reports provides the following: a show-'n-tell of white racist organizations' publications; John Stockwell relating how the CIA treats defecting foreign agents, and how it gets rid of its own people who have been discovered to be double-agents. News: May 16, 1991; October, 1990 John Stockwell: January, 1986 KKK: December, 1979 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use....
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440. POTPOURRI 14: NUKE DANGERS, MENTAL RETARDATION, STAR WARS This mixture of special reports and features includes the following: (1) a section on the dangers of nuclear power from Joan Harvey's documentary "America/from Hitler to MX;" (2) the cultural revolution of the 1920s, particularly as represented by Ragtime music; (3) a documentary showing how people with mental retardation live, cope with life, and can contribute to society when given a chance; (4) the negative opinions of...
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337. JOHN STOCKWELL: THE REAGAN REVOLUTION Former CIA official John Stockwell provides an analysis of the Reagan Revolution. He discusses the fundamental restructuring of the economy and foreign policy, and how Reagan accomplished this. Stockwell scrutinizes Reaganomics and shows how it has weakened the U.S. economically while carrying out an enormous transfer of wealth from the poor and middle classes to the rich. He also criticizes the Reagan record on civil liberties and the interventionist...
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554. A SIGNATURE---AND FASCISM! The United States can easily be turned into a fascist nation at the stroke of a pen under the provisions of the Federal Emergency Management Act. What is being planned is cloaked in secrecy, but what has been revealed is frightening: suspension of our Constitutional rights; arrest of political dissenters without habeas corpus; and concentration camps, designed to hold millions of people, which are being readied all over the U.S. No approval by congress or state...
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255. JOHN STOCKWELL (PART I): PREPARATIONS FOR WAR AND THE CURTAILMENT OF CIVIL LIBERTIES Former CIA official Stockwell discusses, first, the Reagan policies in Nicaragua and the effects they are having in that country. He contrasts the American government's description of the Contras as "Freedom Fighters" with the reality of the horrible tortures and killings the US-backed mercenaries are carrying out. Next, John reviews the many laws, court decisionsand Executive Orders which...
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Emphases in this potpourri: A video "essay" called "Lines in the Sand" by Ed Griffin-Nolan, containing an evaluation of the Gulf War and the manipulation of public opinion by the government and the media; propagandizing of the American people as observed by Communications professor and author John Downing; and a documentary on the devastating effects of Agent Orange on a Viet Nam War vet and his family. News: April, 1993 "Lines in the Sand" Copyright: 1991 Agent...
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464. HOLOCAUSTS, PAST & PRESENT Although the centerpiece of this program is a 27 minute interview with a Nazi concentration camp survivor, the rest of the time is a review of the great holocausts of the past (such as the Native Americans, Black slaves in the Western Hemispheric, and the burning of "witches") and of the present, including footage from past documentaries on such places as Ireland, Cambodia, Guatemala, East Timor, and West Papua. Information is also presented about...
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The emphasis is on an enormous power plant which Americans are building just across the Texas border into Mexico. This is a good example of how the lax environmental regulation in Mexico can cause great pollution on both sides of the border, with the Americans having no recourse. We also discuss how this fits into the NAFTA framework. Recorded September, 1993 News: October 16, 1993 Copyright October, 1993 ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network...
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376. NOAM CHOMSKY SPEAKS OUT! America's outstanding radical intellectual, Chomsky discusses the ideological war waged by the Reagan administration against the American people, particularly within the framework of the situations in El Salvador and Nicaragua. He also evaluates the complicity of the mass media in these efforts. Chomsky maintains that because of widespread opposition to its policies, the Reagan administration regarded the US population as enemy territory, and had to resort to...
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331. POTPOURRI IV Featured in this variety of news and special short presentations are an interview with former Secretary of Labor Ray Marshall on the importance of unions in today's society; Austinite Martina Langley, who relates her experiences from a recent trip to Nicaragua and El Salvador; and two 60-second presentations which show how much information and insight can be provided in one minute--one on how the people can coerce their leaders into negotiating for peace rather than continuing...
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371. ELECTION '88 POST MORTEM: JOHN STOCKWELL Former CIA official John Stockwell looks at the 1988 presidential elections. He analyzes the amazing loss by the Democrats of a seemingly certain victory. He also assesses what a Bush administration can be, particularly when so many people inside and outside the government, at home and abroad, have knowledge of so much damaging information about Bush's past. Stockwell views the elections from the power elite and ruling class perspective in which we...
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467. INSIDE THE SANDINISTA REVOLUTION We present an interview with Miguel D'Escoto, the Nicaraguan Foreign Minister during the Sandinista years. He reveals many interesting facts about the revolution, the many positive achievements of the Sandinistas, the American efforts to destroy the revolution, the US' undermining the elections, and the role of the Sandinistas in the Chamorro government. Father D'Escoto provides interesting inside stories about some of the most significant American...
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182. ALTERNATIVE NUTRITION OPTIMUM HEALTH Many exciting discoveries are emerging from research through alternative approaches to wellness maintenance and health restoration, particularly in the field of nutrition. With nutritionist Dr. Theresa Dale we discuss many subjects:aging, cure and prevention of disease (including cancer,"increasing our mental capabilities, and becoming better athletes.Also discussed are new ways of testing to determine nutritional deficiencies, methods such as...
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175. LIES AGREED UPON: GEORGE SELDES AND THE AMERICAN PRESS (PART I) Although George Seldes is one of the giants in the history of American journalism, particularly in the field of press criticism, he has been neglected and blacklisted by the mainstream press. In this three-part series we present the American TV debut of Seldes, who was a foreign correspondent from 1917-1939 and who published the alternative newspaper "In Fact" in the 1940s and l950s. Seldes wrote over 20 books and...
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091. A CONVERSATION WITH MADALYN MURRAY O'HAIR (PART I) Dr. O'Hair, founder of the American Atheist Center, initiated the lawsuit which resulted in the ban on public prayers in public schools. This program focuses on the power and impact of organized religion and on the status of church-state relationships. Dr. O'Hair, along with her son Garth, recounts her struggles over the years and recalls the violent reactions her efforts have elicited from private citizens, organized religion, police...
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130. THE RUSSIANS AREN'T COMING! Yuri Zamoskin, the head of the Institute for the Study of the U.S.A. and Canada of the University of Moscow, discusses a wide range of subjects: U.S.-Soviet relations, the arms race, Poland, Afghanistan, and life in the Soviet Union today. VHS News No copyright or dates ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use. *******************************************
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21. THE ROCKEFELLERS We feature a historical, economic and political analysis of the Rockefeller dynasty and the central role of its economic and political institutions in the national and international power structure. News ******************************************* * Note: * The Alternative Information Network * address in the video is no longer in use. *******************************************
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One of America's leading radical intellectuals, Noam Chomsky of MIT--co-author of "Manufacturing Consent"--gives a speech on how the American people are highly propagandized and manipulated by the government and the press, so that the elites who control the US political and economic system can govern as they wish without democratic interference. He shows that the resulting US foreign policy has been to brutalize much of the world, particularly the Third World. Recorded March, 1989...
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413. A LIVELY CONVERSATION WITH ARTHUR KINOY A long time civil rights lawyer-activist and member of the National Lawyers Guild, Kinoy has fought and won many legal fights at the national and local levels. He had an acrimonious appearance before the House Un-American Activities Committee, and he argued cases before the Supreme Court. In a colorful and vivid style, Arthur describes his battles, places civil liberties abuses by governmental agencies in historical perspective, and dramatically...
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338. HENRY B. GONZALEZ: THE U.S. IN CRISIS (PART I) San Antonio Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez addresses the two most significant and underreported facets of the Contragate scandal--the illegal activities of the CIA and the National Security Council in conjunction with the "Secret Team" (See pgm #329), and the FEMA plans to take over the government in a presidentially declared "emergency." This first program emphasizes the former. First, the latest news and analysis of the...
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354. A SOCIALIST PRESIDENT ? ? ? We interview Willa Kenoyer, Socialist candidate for president. She not only presents her ideas for changes in the U.S., should she become president, but she shows how the American power structure has made it all but impossible for a third party to present a serious challenge to the established powers. Nonetheless, she describes the warm and positive reception which she and her ideas meet all around the country. In addition to our interview we provide two short...
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532. SURVIVING CANCER NATURALLY (PART I) After a survey of various aspects of the environment and food which are harmful to our health, this documentary by Dr. Gary Null provides a survey of Establishment ways of treating cancer. Then, alternative methods of successfully treating the disease are explored in depth by the doctors who practice them and the patients who have been cured by them. VHS Produced 5/95 Documentary Copyright 1994 Copyright May, 1995 533. SURVIVING CANCER NATURALLY (PART...
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